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Sri Lanka destroys seized bird nests destined for soup

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 23:27

Sri Lankan custom officers on Tuesday destroyed 45 kilograms (99 pounds) of rare bird nests that are considered a delicacy in China and have a street value of nearly half a million dollars.

Sri Lanka compensates families of deceased migrant workers

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 23:24

The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday handed over financial compensation to families of migrant workers who had died or become disabled while being employed in foreign countries.

European Council vows to regain GSP+

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 23:17

European Council President Donald Tusk has pledged the Council’s fullest support to regain the Generalized System of Preferences plus concession for Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan Airlines to take over Mihin Lanka services

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 23:14

Sri Lankan Airlines - the national carrier of the island nation - will take over all the services of Mihin Lanka, the subsidiary of the airlines, effective from October 30.

Chinese investors get priority in Hambantota Development project

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 23:13

Sri Lanka has given priority to Chinese investors willing to invest in US$10 billion Hambantota Development project to be implemented in the Southern Province.

Seylan Bank goes for Rs.8 bilion senior debenture issue

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 23:08

Seylan Bank PLC expects state support due to its state holding - which came about in the aftermath of the bank's crisis in December 2008 - and a higher share of banking-sector deposits relative to some peers, Fitch Ratings, International ratings agency predicted.

Govt. takes over CSN property!

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 23:03

The UDA has taken over the property of Carlton Sports Network, said to have been owned by Yoshitha Rajapaksa, second son of ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa.

New tamarind tree for Kebilitta

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 15:59

Devotees visiting the Kebilitta sacred area in Yala national park, devoted to God Kataragama, will have to obey new rules, says minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera.

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